It has long been said that Madison Avenue frames its advertising campaigns around man's conscious or subconscious fears. Fear is the catalyst. Indeed, man's fears, insecurities, and regrets are what make possible the Art of the Sale.
Stress, when harnessed properly, can have numerous benefits for the body and mind. But in order to use stress to our advantage, it's important first to understand what exactly causes it and, if everyone tells us to avoid it, how it can actually help us.
Your mother and I were 100 percent on board when you said you wanted to change your lifestyle. Of course, we were a bit surprised to find you in the gully behind our home, eating half-rancid bacon off the shells of scooped out turtles.
Unlike the evolution of horticulture or weaponry, the concept of modesty didn't evolve. It arrived on the scene fully developed. Either you believed your genitals needed to be concealed or you didn't. The following is a dramatization of that event.